• Sanders scores 21 points as No. 22 Bearcats beat Converse 90-71
    December 04, 2017
    GREENWOOD – Lander junior guard Ariana Sanders scored a game-high 21 points as the No. 22 ranked Bearcats beat Converse College 90-71 Monday night at Horne Arena in the team’s final regular season nonconference game.
  • No. 22 Lander looking to bounce back against Converse on Monday night
    December 04, 2017
    GREENWOOD – The No. 22-ranked Lander women's basketball (5-2, 1-1 PBC) steps out of conference play on Monday night as the Bearcats host Converse (5-4, 1-1 CC) at 7:00 p.m. in Finis Horne Arena. 
  • No. 22 women's basketball falls to Columbus State in PBC battle
    December 02, 2017
    COLUMBUS, Ga. – The No. 22-ranked Lander women's basketball team mounted a second half rally, but it was not enough to overcome tough shooting in the first half as the Bearcats fell to Columbus State 77-67 Saturday afternoon. Lander (5-2, 1-1 PBC) junior guard Christal Williams tallied 15 point and eight rebounds, both career highs. 
  • No. 22 Bearcats face Columbus State in conference showdown Saturday
    December 01, 2017
    COLUMBUS, Ga. – The No. 22-ranked Lander women's basketball team (5-1, 1-0 PBC) faces its first Peach Belt Conference road test of the season, traveling to Columbus State (2-2, 0-0 PBC) for a Saturday afternoon matchup at 1:30 p.m.
  • No. 22 Lander races past rival Erskine after big second half
    November 30, 2017
    Due West, S.C. – The No. 22-ranked Lander women's basketball team (5-1, 1-0 PBC) defeated rival Erskine (2-6, 1-1 Conference Carolinas) by a score of 83-46 after leading by just seven points at the end of the first half. Five different Bearcats finished in double figures on the win.
  • No. 22 women's basketball looks to extend winning streak against rival Erskine
    November 29, 2017
    Due West, S.C. – After falling to Carson-Newman on Nov. 11th, the No. 22-ranked Lander women's basketball team (4-1) has notched three consecutive wins. The Bearcats will look to continue their streak on Thursday with a 5:30 p.m. road game against rival Erskine (2-5).
  • Mitchell scores 12 as No. 24 Bearcats hold off Georgia College
    November 27, 2017
    GREENWOOD – Lander junior guard Chelsea Mitchell scored 12 points and had a key steal in the final seconds as the No. 24-ranked Bearcats outlasted Georgia College 61-54 in the Peach Belt Conference opener for both teams Monday night at Horne Arena.
  • Mylea McKenith selected Peach Belt Conference Player of the Week
    November 27, 2017
    GREENWOOD – An impressive outing on Tuesday from Lander senior Mylea McKenith led to Peach Belt Conference Player of the Week honors.
  • No. 24 Lander faces Georgia College Monday night in conference opener
    November 26, 2017
    GREENWOOD – The No. 24-ranked Lander women's basketball returns to action on Monday night as the Bearcats wrap up a three-game home stretch with its Peach Belt Conference opener against Georgia College. 
  • McKenith scores 25 as No. 24 women's basketball upsets No. 6 Wingate
    November 21, 2017
    GREENWOOD – Lander senior guard Mylea McKenith scored 25 points including two crucial late free throws as the No. 24-ranked Bearcats built a 22-point lead in the first half and held off No. 6 Wingate 81-76 Tuesday night at Horne Arena.
  • No. 15 Bearcats return to action on Tuesday against No. 14 Wingate
    November 20, 2017
    GREENWOOD – The No. 15-ranked Lander women's basketball hosts it second consecutive contest at Finis Horne Arena Tuesday night at 5:30 p.m. as the Bearcats face No. 15 Wingate. 
  • No. 15 Lander outlasts Saints behind Johnson's 19 points
    November 18, 2017
    GREENWOOD – Senior Breshay Johnson scored 19 points as the 15th ranked Lander Bearcats outlasted Limestone College 69-65 Saturday afternoon at Horne Arena.
  • No. 15 women's basketball tips off home opener on Saturday
    November 17, 2017
    GREENWOOD – The No. 15-ranked Lander women's basketball officially opens the home portion of its 2017-18 regular season at Finis Horne Arena on Fri., Nov. 17, at 1:30 p.m. against Limestone. 
  • No. 15 Bearcats fall short in rally effort against Carson-Newman
    November 11, 2017
    Aiken, S.C. – The No. 15-ranked Lander women’s basketball team fell at the hands of Carson-Newman on Saturday by a score of 90-87. The Bearcats had an opportunity at the end of regulation to extend the game, but junior guard Christal Williams’ 3-point shot attempt came up empty. Senior center Breshay Johnson led the Bearcats with 22 points and seven rebounds in the losing effort.
  • No. 15 Lander looks to add to winning ways against Carson-Newman
    November 10, 2017
    Aiken, S.C. – After claiming a statement non-conference win over No. 24-ranked Lincoln Memorial on Friday, the No. 15-ranked Lander women's basketball team (1-0, 0-0 PBC) will look to add to its winning ways against Carson-Newman (1-0, 0-0 SAC). The matchup against the Eagles will take place Saturday at 2:00 p.m. inside the Abney Athletic Center.
  • No. 15 women's basketball scores statement win over No. 24 Lincoln Memorial
    November 10, 2017
    Aiken, S.C. – The No. 15-ranked Lander women's basketball team got 10 or more points from four different sources on Friday night as the Bearcats notched a crucial non-conference win against No. 24-ranked Lincoln Memorial. Junior center Lea Petit recorded a team-high 14 points and three blocks to help Lander to the 65-60 season opening win.
  • No. 15 Bearcats set to start season against No. 24 Lincoln Memorial
    November 09, 2017
    Aiken, S.C. – The No. 15-ranked Lander women's basketball team is set to open its 2017-18 campaign against No. 24-ranked Lincoln Memorial in the PBC/SAC Challenge at 5:30 p.m on Friday. The fifth-annual conference crossover is being hosted by USC Aiken for the first time.
  • Lander looking to set new course amid lofty expectations in 2017-18
    November 06, 2017
    GREENWOOD – Expectations are high for the Lander women's basketball team following a third consecutive Peach Belt Conference Eastern Division title, a second straight appearance in the PBC Tournament championship and a run to the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
  • Women's basketball tops Peach Belt Conference preseason poll
    October 26, 2017
    GREENWOOD – For the second consecutive year, the Lander women's basketball team was voted first in the Peach Belt Conference preseason coaches poll, the conference office announced on Thursday. The Bearcats collected 116 points and eight first-place votes to earn the top spot ahead of Columbus State, which tallied 111 points. The PBC is coming off a 2016-17 season that saw three teams earn NCAA Tournament bids. 
  • Johnson and McKenith named Preseason All-PBC by coaches
    October 24, 2017
    GREENWOOD – Peach Belt Conference coaches selected Breshay Johnson and Mylea McKenith to its Preseason All-PBC team, the league office announced on Tuesday.
  • Bearcat women's basketball faces one of nation's toughest schedules
    August 16, 2017
    GREENWOOD – Lander women’s basketball head coach Kevin Pederson announced today his team’s 2017-18 schedule, which features seven games against teams that participated in the 2017 NCAA Tournament. The Bearcats will play each of the top-four seeds from last season's Southeast Regional.
  • Johnson named Southeast Region Player of the Year
    March 14, 2017
    GREENWOOD – Lander's Breshay Johnson was named the Southeast Region Player of the Year by the Division II Conference Commissioners Association (D2CCA) today. Johnson is the first Bearcat to win Southeast Region Player of the Year honors in program history.
  • Lander falls to Columbus State in Southeast Regional
    March 11, 2017
    COLUMBUS, Ga. – The Lander women's basketball team's postseason run came to an end Tuesday night when the Bearcats lost to Columbus State 73-63 in the NCAA Division II Southeast Regional semifinals at the Frank G. Lumpkin Center.
  • Bearcats face Columbus State in NCAA second round
    March 11, 2017
    COLUMBUS, Ga. – The fifth-seeded Lander women's basketball team takes on top-seeded and fourth-ranked Columbus State in the second round of the NCAA Southeast Regional on Saturday night at 7:30 p.m., at the Frank G. Lumpkin Jr. Center.
  • Johnson, McKenith carry Bearcats to NCAA first-round win
    March 10, 2017
    COLUMBUS, Ga – Breshay Johnson scored 20 points and grabbed 17 rebounds, while Mylea McKenith scored 20 points and went 10-of-13 from the free throw line as the fifth-seeded Lander Bearcats erased a 24-23 halftime deficit to down No. 4 seed Limestone 70-50 in the first round of the NCAA Southeast Regional Women's Basketball Tournament Friday night at Columbus State's Frank G. Lumpkin Center.
  • Bearcats open NCAA Tournament against Limestone
    March 09, 2017
    COLUMBUS, Ga. – The fifth-seeded Lander women's basketball team travels to Columbus State looking to make a run in the NCAA Southeast Regional beginning with an opening round matchup against fourth-seeded Limestone on Friday night at 8:00 p.m., at the Frank G. Lumpkin Jr. Center.
  • Women's basketball earns No. 5 seed in NCAA Tournament
    March 05, 2017
    GREENWOOD – The Lander women's basketball team earned the No. 5 seed on Sunday night when the NCAA announced the 64-team bracket for the 2017 NCAA Division II Women's Basketball Championship. (Tournament Bracket)
  • Cougars rally past Lander in second half to win PBC title
    March 05, 2017
    GREENWOOD – The Columbus State University Cougars outscored Lander 49-23 in the second half, beating the Bearcats 76-61 Sunday afternoon in Horne Arena to win their third Peach Belt Conference Women's Tournament championship in four years.
  • Bearcats host Columbus State in PBC title bout
    March 05, 2017
    GREENWOOD – The Eastern division champion Lander women's basketball will play for the Peach Belt Conference tournament title for the second consecutive season on Sunday, as the Bearcats face Western division champion and fourth-ranked Columbus State at 4:30 p.m., in Horne Arena.
  • Lander dominates Lakers, reaches PBC Tournament final
    March 04, 2017
    GREENWOOD – Peach Belt Conference Player of the Year Breshay Johnson posted her 13th double-double of the season as the Lander Bearcats used a 31-6 run between the second and third quarters, routing Clayton State University 97-60 in the PBC Tournament semifinals Saturday night at Horne Arena.
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